Category: Research (e.g. papers, books)

Graf & Mayer (2018) – Sanskrit n-Retroflexion is Input-Output Tier-Based Strictly Local

Sanskrit n-Retroflexion is Input-Output Tier-Based Strictly Local Thomas Graf, Connor Mayer direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004610 October 2018 Sanskrit /n/-retroflexion is one of the most complex segmental processes in phonology. While it is still star-free, it does not fit in any of

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Bennett, Henderson, Pedro & Harvey (2019) – Proceedings of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics 5 (FAMLi 5)

Proceedings of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics 5 (FAMLi 5) Ryan Bennett, Robert Henderson, Pedro Mateo Pedro, Megan Harvey direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004595 April 2019 This document publishes papers from the proceedings of the 5th meeting of Form and Analysis

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Major & Mayer (2019) – What indexical shift sounds like: Uyghur intonation and interpreting speech reports

What indexical shift sounds like: Uyghur intonation and interpreting speech reports Travis Major, Connor Mayer direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004591 May 2019 Recent years have given rise to a considerable amount of research on exceptional behaviors of indexicals (e.g., I, you, here,

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Volenec & Reiss (2019) – The intervocalic palatal glide in Cognitive Phonetics

The intervocalic palatal glide in Cognitive Phonetics Veno Volenec, Charles Reiss direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004582 May 2019 This study addresses a puzzle in Croatian regarding the fate of the underlying palatal glide in intervocalic position. Approaching the puzzle from the perspective

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Yates (2019) – The phonology, phonetics, and diachrony of Sturtevant’s Law

The phonology, phonetics, and diachrony of Sturtevant’s Law Anthony Yates direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004571 April 2019 This paper presents a systematic reassessment of STURTEVANT’S LAW (Sturtevant 1932), which governs the differing outcomes of Proto-Indo-European (PIE) voiced and voiceless obstruents in Hittite

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Lionnet (2018) – Phonological teamwork in Kalahari Basin languages

Phonological teamwork in Kalahari Basin languages Florian Lionnet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004555 December 2018 This paper describes the complex, multiple-trigger, cumulative assimilation processes targeting the initial vowel (V1) of bimoraic stems in Kalahari Basin languages (KBA), first described by Anthony Traill

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Kawahara & Kumagai (2019) – Inferring Pokémon types using sound symbolism: The effects of voicing and labiality

Inferring Pokémon types using sound symbolism: The effects of voicing and labiality Shigeto Kawahara, Gakuji Kumagai direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004551 April 2019 Recent studies show that sound symbolic principles are operative in Pokémon characters’ names; e.g., those characters with names that

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Pater 2019: Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions.

Pater, Joe. To appear 2019. Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions. In Phonology. https://works.bepress.com/joe_pater/37/ Abstract.Much recent work has studied phonological typology in terms of formal language theory (e.g. the Chomsky hierarchy). This paper considers

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Nyman and Tesar 2019: Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion

Nyman, Alexandra and Bruce Tesar. 2019. Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4(1): 37. 1–41. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.603 Abstract The simultaneous learning of a phonological map from inputs

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Zymet (2019) – Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning

Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning Jesse Zymet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004540 March 2019 Despite claims of the existence of phonological processes that apply strictly in limited morphosyntactic domains, recent corpus and experimental findings suggest

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